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English - Riding at Saarela Gård
Welcome to Saarela Gård in Lakselv, North-Norway. We breed icelandic horses, and can offer you nice short trips and longer ridingtours in our beautiful North-Norwegian nature. We are known for our northernmost ridingcamp for kids, and we also want to give the same offer for adults. Get an exclusive and unique experience by horseback in Lakselv you won't forget!
The Icelandic horse is a pure breed where the magical 5 gaits have been taken care off for centuries. Tölt is said to be the smoothest gait in the world, which makes it easier also for riders with no experience. The horse is excellent in carrying you for long ridingtours though terrain, where hours are spent in the saddle. - Don't hassitate to contact us for more information! I you have any questions you cant contact us here. <- Do you want to se photos of our Ridingcamp for yougsters?
Prices: A ridingtour depends on length, how many you are and what you want to explore, but you can message us for prices. A ridinglession on the track costs 300 NOK/32 EUR per hour or 200NOK/21 EUR if you are more than 1 person.
You have the possibility to take ridinglession at Saarela Gård i Lakselv. - Never been on a horse before? - No problem. We take inexperienced and experienced riders, children and adults. We have been teaching people from many parts of the world, both in english, norwegian and icelandic language! In the ridinglessions we have the focus to let you get to know the icelandic horse, the many gaits of the horse and the amazing spirit. - We have horses with a lot of energy and spirit, and horses that will carry you carefully through the lession. And don't forget; Riding is good training for your muscles, your back, coordination and balance. If you want an intense ridinglession, or just want to relax on the horse, you just have to let us know. WE SUGGEST FOR YOU IN 2017: HORSE RIDING HOLIDAY: Read more about the CASKIL RIDE HERE
Lakselv circle (ab. 2,5-3,5 hours)
This trip goes by the river, through sandy playns and the forrest with a lots of up- and downhills. - Which makes the view beautiful through the whole trip!
- This trip is new and will be offered in 2016 for persons that have signed for the trip. We will ride up the mountains of Caskil with beautiful view and nature. More information here Price: 4000 NOK/1 day
Olderøy island (ab. 1,5 hours)
This trip gives you the possibility to explore the water at many levels. From the road that leads you from the main road to the roads of Olderøy you have to pass the river. Do you want to take a short swim? - Here you have the possibility!
We can fit your level of riding skills. We have horses with a lot of energy and spirit, and horses that will carry you carefully through the lession. What you want to do is up to you! Price: 300 NOK/pr hour
Beach trip (ab. 1 hour)
Been dreaming of galopping along the beach with the ocean right by your side? - Well, lets make your wishes come true! We promise you a wonderful trip that leads you all the way from the river to the ocean where you can free your spirit.
Do you want a shorter horse riding holiday, or do you just want to combine riding in your holiday? We do cooperate with Lakselv Hotell when it comes to riding adventures at a shorter term. We have riding tracks from our ranch directly to the hotel! Contact us for more information. Also see here